Assisting Business Process Design by Activity Neighborhood Context Matching
Speeding up the business process design phase is a crucial challenge in recent years. Some solutions, such as defining and using reference process models or searching similar processes to a working one, can facilitate the designer’s work. However, recommending the whole process can make the designer confused, especially in case of large-size business processes. In this paper, we introduce the concept of activity neighborhood context in order to propose an approach that fasten the design phase regardless the size of business process. Concretely, we recommend the designer the activities that are close to the designing process from existing business processes. We evaluate our approach on a large collection of public business processes. Experimental results show that our approach is feasible and efficient.
KeywordsBusiness Process Recommended Activity Neighborhood Context Business Process Model Levenshtein Distance
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